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Conch , A Musical Sea Shell Blown In The Manner Of A Trumpet Or Brass Instrument ...

Conch , A Musical Sea Shell Blown In The Manner Of A Trumpet Or Brass Instrument ...

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Description: conch , a musical sea shell blown in the manner of a trumpet or brass instrument ( through a specially bored hole as mouthpiece ) , deriving from far eastern cultures including China , India and Tibet , and from regions Around the Pacific Ocean . Used in the modern symphony orchestra by composers such as harrison birtwistle in his Mask of Orpheus , ( for the BBC Proms 2009 ) .

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